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What Part of Your Oath Do You Not Understand?

I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to something something anymore!

It all started with Wil Wheaton^1^, who used to be the bartender (I believe) on "Star Trek", but who is now some sort of Twitter celebrity. I myself have zero tolerance for Twitter celebrities, but ...

2011-12-20 05:09 PM

Too Much Grope

The last time I flew anywhere was ~~January~~ May 2010, which predated all of the "don't touch my junk" craziness, toward which I've maintained an extremely passive sense of outrage.

Somehow I assumed that only some small fraction of travelers were getting X-rayed, but I arrived at Sea-Tac ...

2011-03-04 01:50 PM

Election 2010 Post-Mortem

Everything is different now. The dreadful "Patty Murray loves Dino Rossi" and "Dino Rossi loves Patti Murray" commercials they've been interrupting my football games with have overnight been replaced with commercials for Cialis and Levitra and new, less side-effect-y gout drugs. Our lack of a state income tax is ...

2010-11-04 08:13 AM

A Sky Daddy Is a Sky Daddy

Apparently a bunch of people want to build a new mosque somewhere or another, while a different bunch of people want them not to build it. This not only provides fuel for resuscitating our dwindling 24-hour news cycle, but also creates opportunities for feel-good speechifying, proclamations of "pride" in one ...

2010-08-04 02:44 PM

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